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Elkridge, MD: Maryland Patient Safety Center.
Journal Article > Study
Ernst AA, Weiss SJ, Sullivan A IV, et al. Am J Emerg Med. 2012;30:717-725.
The presence of a pharmacist in the emergency department was associated with fewer medication errors during resuscitations and trauma situations.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. March 2011;8:1-7.
This piece reports on the prevalence of medication errors in the emergency department and suggests expanding pharmacy involvement as a strategy to reduce risks.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. 2010;7:123-134.
This report examines how optimizing patient flow from emergency department arrival to diagnosis can enhance quality and safety.
Tools/Toolkit > Multi-use Website
Washington State Hospital Association.
This Web site provides toolkits and information to help Washington hospitals adopt standard practices for emergency code calls, surgery preparation, isolation precautions, and wristband use.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2008;5:75-80.
This article analyzed reports of medication errors due to patient allergies and found that lack of patient or drug information contributed to many of these errors.